Race Route 2018 New Zealand Cycle Classic


Circuit race - Tuesday 16 January 2018

On Tuesday 16 January, the day before the NZCC, local and international riders will participate in a short criterium race in a 3km circuit.

There will be two races, one for any NZ club riders who wish to take part and the second race, a 45 minutes criterium for all national and international riders in the NZCC.

Approximate times at this stage are:
Masterton Cycling Club invitational races - 6.15pm
International riders race - Start 7.00pm approximate

Stage One; Wednesday 17 January 2018
Wednesday 17 January 2018
Masterton – Alfredton - Masterton
Distance 122.5km
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time approximate: 13.25pm
Start: Solway Hotel - Neutralised
Official Race start: Henley Lake
Finish: Dixon St - Masterton

Stage Two; Thursday 18 January 2018
Masterton - Gladstone circuit - Masterton
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 1.30pm (approximately)
Distance: 120km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort, Masterton
Finish: Johnstone St
Route: Riders start from Solway Hotel, travel neutralised towards Masterton via High St and Chapel St. At Roundabout go into Dixon St, Left turn onto Church St, Right Turn onto Colombo Rd, Left Turn onto Johnstone St and travel towards Gladstone. At Gladstone riders will complete three laps of a 30km circuit before returning to the finish at Johnstone St in Masterton.


Stage Three; Friday 19 January 2018
Masterton - Martinborough
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 1.25pm (approximately)
Distance: 136 km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort, Masterton
Finish: Martinborough Square
Route: Riders travel from Masterton to Martinborough. At Martinborough riders complete eight laps of an 8 km circuit.

Stage Four; Saturday 20 January 2018
Masterton - Te Wharau - Admiral Hill
Start time: 10.00 am
Finish time: 2.15pm (approximately)
Distance: 147 km
Start: Copthorne Solway Park Hotel & Resort - Masterton
Finish: Admiral Hill Road.
Route: Riders travel from Masterton towards Riversdale via Masterton- Castlepoint Rd, returning to Masterton towards Wainuioro via Limeworks hill and going to the finish at Admiral hill via Te Wharau hill.

Stage Five; Sunday 21 January 2018
Masterton Circuit - Mitre 10 Mega
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 12.45pm (approximately)
Distance: 120 km
Start: Mitre 10 Mega, Ngamutaua Road, Masterton
Finish: Mitre 10 Mega
Route: Riders will complete 12 laps of a 10km circuit.